yolqui

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From yōli (live) +‎ -qui. Compare yōlcatl (insect).

Noun[edit]

yōlqui (plural yōlqueh)

  1. A living thing.
  2. A beast of burden.

References[edit]

  • Campbell, R. Joe (1997), "Florentine Codex Vocabulary",
  • 1983, Karttunen, Francis, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page p. 343:
  • 2001, Lockhart, James, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page p. 242: